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Crab Linguine with Lemon & Basil

 

Crab Linguine with Lemon & Basil

Ingredients:

3-4 cooked blue swimmer crabs, meat removed (or 300 g cooked crab meat)
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
1 punnet cherry tomatoes
1 cup basil, washed
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 packet linguine
Salt and pepper

Method:

Boil a large pot of salted water and cook pasta (check packet for cooking time).

Heat olive oil in a fry pan on medium heat, add garlic and tomatoes, and cook for 2 minutes.

Add cooked pasta, lemon juice, lemon zest, basil, and crab and mix through to heat. Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve.

Notes:

Serves 4.

Recipe and food photography courtesy of Master Fish Merchants’ Association of Australia